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In HTML, the <p> tag stands for paragraph.

  • Paragraphs are usually represented as a block of text that is separated from the rest of the text by either using blank lines or using the first-line indentation

  • On the other hand, HTML Paragraphs are represented as the structural grouping of related content like images, forms, etc.

  • Before and after the <p> tag margin gets automatically added by the browser.

  • The <p> tag comes under the category of a block-level element.

HTML <p> Tag Syntax and Usage

The <p> tag requires both opening (start) tag and closing(end) Tag.

...!content here

HTML <p> Tag Basic Example

Below we have a basic example for a clear understanding of <p> tag

HTML <p> Tag Attributes

This <p> tag does not have any specific attributes; though it supports global and event attributes.

Default CSS Settings for HTML <p> Tag

The default CSS settings for <p> tag are given below:

p {
  display: block;
  margin-top: 1em;
  margin-bottom: 1em;
  margin-left: 0;
  margin-right: 0;

Browser Support for HTML <p> Tag

Following browsers support this attribute:

  • Google Chrome 1+

  • Internet Explorer 2+

  • Apple Safari 1+

  • Opera 2.1+

  • Firefox 1+

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